Delivering safer communities in Port Lincoln
Posted on Thursday, 20 April, 2017
Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he welcomes confirmation of funding of
$31,500 through the Federal Government’s Safe Communities Fund for Port Lincoln.
Port Lincoln City Council will replace four CCTV cameras within Port Lincoln's central
business district and foreshore area; the city's main entertainment and retail
precinct. Upgrading these four cameras will provide clear and accurate vision,
viewed in real time, as well as recorded to be utilised as evidence where
Government is delivering on our election commitments in Grey under the Safer Communities Fund to boost community
safety across Australia and this funding will help keep the community in Port
Lincoln safe, reduce vandalism and graffiti and support crime prevention,” Mr
Safer Communities Fund is a
grassroots level grant programme to assist local communities address crime and
anti-social behaviour and support crime prevention initiatives to keep our
streets and communities safe.
Ramsey said he was pleased the Port Lincoln community will now be able to try
and stem antisocial, destructive behaviour which destroys property and ruins
community assets for everyone.
we all know, CCTV and security infrastructure has been a pivotal factor in both
solving crimes and preventing crimes,” he said.
“That is why the Coalition’s Safer Communities Fund is such a
significant and important investment in cracking down on local crime and
Minister Michael Keenan said under the Safer
Communities Fund, local councils and community organisations will receive
funding to boost their crime prevention initiatives through the installation of
fixed and mobile CCTV or lighting.
Coalition Government has a strong track record when it comes to protecting
community safety. We recognise that the best way to tackle crime and anti-social
behaviour is to prevent it from happening,” Mr Keenan said.
top priority will always be to keep our citizens and our communities safe.”
information on the Coalition Government’s Safer
Communities Fund is available at www.ag.gov.au/CrimeAndCorruption/CrimePrevention/Pages/default.aspx
contact: Leonie Lloyd-Smith 08 8633 1744
April 20 2017